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Moroccan Islamic Koran Case
This old Moroccan Islamic brass and silver Koran (Our'an) manuscript case shows traditional Islamic design and has engraved invocations, possibly to Allah and Muhammad on the back panel. Front panel is overlaid with stamped silver (or nickel?) and inlaid with panels of incised camel bone, punctuated with four inlaid, tear-drop-shaped coral cabochons., This case measures 5.25"H x 6.25"W. Very good condition with stones and bone inlay intact. Private NM Collection, EX: T.R. Lawrence & Linda O'Leary


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